Presentation on theme: " Class: A’ class of Senior High School Date: May 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Class: A’ class of Senior High School Date: May 2015
Students’ name: Tsopanidi Ilian Moira Eytyxia Drakopoulou Maria Teacher: Ms Tsangari Age of Students: 15 years old
To familiarize students with a topic that is ubiquitous in their everyday life To raise students’ awareness as to which the causes and consequences of bullying are To actively ponder over the possible solutions to bullying both on an individual and social level To develop students’ research and presentation skills
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others. The behavior is often repeated. Behaviors used to assert such domination can include verbal harassment or threat, physical assault or coercion.
Depression & anxiety & sadness & loneliness Changes in sleep and eating patterns Loss of interest in activities they used to enjoy. Use of alcohol, or other drugs Miss or skip school
Children are afraid of consequences. Bystanders seldom intervene. Adults are not always present. Adults don't always provide positive models of authority and may act aggressively themselves.
Family risk factors : A lack of warmth and involvement on the part of parents. Overly-permissive parenting & a lack of parental supervision Parent modeling of bullying behavior. Victimization by older brothers.
Peer risk factors : Friends who bully Friends who have positive attitudes about violence. Aggressive children Children with low social status
Most of the teenagers are bullying victims Adolescents are more likely to be bullied in the school area
Bullying is a way of : feeling powerful & gaining popularity. Social aggression is learned behavior. Peer group reputations stay the same. What peers expect of bullies and victims stays the same.
Why must we stop bullying ? Children and youth who frequently bully are more likely to : Get into frequent fights and be injured Vandalize property Steal property Drink alcohol Smoke Drop out of school Become a criminal
Anxiety & Low self-esteem & Depression Poor social & academic performance Depression Alcohol and drug use Suicide WHY MUST WE STOP BULLYING?
If the bullying doesn’t stop: ask someone else for advice. Don’t be afraid to let someone know that you are being bullied Other people can be a great help
Stay positive & be confident Surround yourself with people who care about you. Hang around other people.
Avoid joining in or laughing Walk away & report the bullying incident Tell the bully to stop. Put technology into good use. Request other bystanders to stand up & support the victim.